Can An IPhone With Water Damage Be Fixed?

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How much does it cost to fix a water damaged iPhone?

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Neither the Apple One-Year Warranty nor the AppleCare Protection Plan cover water damage repair for iPhone. You can decide to replace your iPhone device for $60 to $180, depending on the model. Or, if you have AppleCare +, the repair won’t cost more than $79.

What can you do with a water damaged iPhone?

8 best measures to fix liquid-damaged iPhone

  • Remove its SIM card.
  • Wipe its exterior.
  • Place it in a dry place.
  • Dry it with silica gel packets.
  • Place it in uncooked rice.
  • Use a hair dryer (if it has cool wind setting)
  • Ask some tech genius to dismantle it.
  • Visit an Apple Store.

Will an iPhone still work after water damage?

Apple doesn’t repair water damaged iPhones. This is because they can’t guarantee they fixed it without replacing every single component. So they offer a replacement device instead. Apple’s warranty doesn’t cover liquid damage, even for water-resistant iPhones.

How can you tell an iPhone has water damage?

The best way to look at the indicator is by aiming a flashlight or lighted magnifying glass into the jack. If the iPhone has been submerged in liquid, or has liquid damage, this circular indicator would be triggered and colored red or pink.

Is iPhone 11 waterproof?

Is the iPhone 11 waterproof? According to Apple, the iPhone 11 is rated IP68, which means it’s water resistant in up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) of water for 30 minutes. The more expensive iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are also IP68 but can go deeper: 13 feet for 30 minutes.

What happens when an iPhone gets wet?

If your iPhone comes into contact with water or another liquid and gets wet, resist the urge to panic while the liquid saturates the internal components. Evaporating liquid with a heat source causes additional damage and is not recommended. Dry out your iPhone by laying it in a safe, dry place.

Can iPhones with water damage be fixed?

If you don’t have AppleCare+, an out-of-warranty repair for water damage can be very expensive. Apple doesn’t repair individual components on water-damaged iPhones — they replace the entire phone. Just know that replacing any component on your iPhone with a non-Apple part will completely void your warranty.

Is it too late to put my phone in rice?

Leave the phone in the rice for at least 24 to 48 hours. Ideally, do not even try to take the phone out to check if it has started working or not. If there wasn’t too much water damage, your phone should start working. Please keep in mind that there is no guarantee that your phone will survive a dunking in water.

Does Rice help iPhone water damage?

Many people swear by uncooked rice, advising owners to put their damp iPad or iPhone in a big bowl of the stuff (cover it completely) and leave it there for 48 hours or so. The rice will absorb the moisture effectively, and most of us have some uncooked rice in our homes (or can get hold of some fairly easily).